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Boeing Bets Big on Automation

February 28, 2014

Boeing plans to invest heavily in automation to tackle its huge backlog of commercial jetliners.


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Automate Show Delivers Robotic Innovation

January 23, 2013

I just returned from attending the 2013 Automate show at McCormick Place in Chicago. Despite the frigid temperatures outside, I was impressed by the crowds inside warming up to the latest robotics technology.


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SCHUNK Marks 20 Years in North America

August 29, 2012

MORRISVILLE, NC—German automation supplier SCHUNK is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its North American headquarters here.


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Leak Testing Large Castings

May 1, 2012
Porosity and sealing affect engine blocks, wheels and other big auto parts.


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Chinese Assembly Plants Pursue Automation

April 23, 2012

BEIJING—Chinese factories are automating at such a rate, that China may soon overtake Japan and South Korea as the world’s biggest market for robots.


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Contract Manufacturer Focuses on Customization, Automation

March 5, 2012

AVON LAKE, OH—The future of manufacturing is not in assembly line workers producing the same item over and over, but in full customization and automation. Or, at least, that is the way of thinking for Matt Hlavin, president of Thogus Products here.

 


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European Assemblers Invest in Automation

March 1, 2012
Engineers from around the world will converge in Munich this May for the Automatica trade show.


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New Compliant Utility Couplers

February 1, 2012
ATI Industrial Automation has developed a new series of Compliant Utility Couplers for automation applications where there is a need to change utilities such as fluid, air and electrical signals.


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Bag & Box Grippers

February 1, 2012
Palletizing & Packaging End-of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) for all makes of robots.


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Robots Help Manufacturers Stay Competitive, Expert Says

January 27, 2012

FORT COLLINS, CO—Robert Harvey disputes the claim that robots are job killers. In fact, the sales manager at custom automation supplier CBW Automation says it’s the opposite—robots keep U.S. companies competitive.


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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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